Re: ET AGI is only a marginal concern

From: Robin Lee Powell (
Date: Tue Jul 19 2005 - 15:47:21 MDT

On Tue, Jul 19, 2005 at 01:26:49PM -0700, Phillip Huggan wrote:
> 10^11 and 10^11 are the figures for the # of stars and galaxies in
> the universe. Ignoring earlier 1st generation stars which tend to
> be very metal poor, and marginal brown dwarf star surfaces and
> radioactive asteroid cores, there are ten planets in each stellar
> system capable of facilitating the emergence of life.

Umm, what?

Last I checked, we had no idea whatsoever how many planets the
"average" stellar system has.


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